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In our Polar and Alpine Community News we feature news from the many partners that APECS is working with, as well as other news from a variety of sources related to research in the Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine regions as well as the wider Cryosphere. Many thanks to APECS members and the wider Polar research community for contributing to this shared resources!  

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We keep only the news of the last 3 months on this page. Older news can be accessed in our Polar and Alpine News Archive

Call for papers: "Changing Svalbard" - Polar Record

Editors invite papers for a collection of articles in Polar Record on the human and societal dimensions of the various economic, social, and cultural processes changing Svalbard. Editors welcome contributions that address the different aspects of a “Changing Svalbard” from different angles and disciplines, ranging from social anthropology through sociology, archaeology, and political science to human geography, cultural studies, and arts, as well as papers from the environmental sciences that include a clear focus on the societal impacts of environmental changes. Editors encourage case studies that include a focus on the local scale and lived life on Svalbard. Submission deadline: 30 June 2020

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Photo Call - IASC 2021 Calendar

IASCEvery year around December, IASC publishes our Arctic science calendar. For graphics and photographs we depend solely on what the IASC community sends us. We are looking for new photographs for the publication of the 2021 Calendar, and other IASC publications such as the website, brochures, social media, and Bulletin. We welcome images depicting all areas of Arctic science: scientists in the field, animals, landscapes, everyday life in the Arctic, and more! For your pictures to be considered for the IASC 2021 Calendar, please submit them by 15 September 2020. 

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Mailing list for Arctic cryosphere scientists in Germany

Dear Cryosphere scientists based in Germany and/or cryosphere scientists with a link to German cryosphere research, we would like to invite you to register with the mailing list of the IASC Cryosphere Working Group in Germany. In short: we need your input for the national reports on national cryosphere research activities. As a member of the list, you will get a nice overview of cryosphere research in Germany and we will provide information about  IASC funding opportunities and other Arctic cryosphere related important announcements.

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Call for applications for an Early-Career Scientist to join the SCOR Executive Committee

unnamed1The call for applications for an Early-Career Scientist (ECS) to join the SCOR Executive Committee is open. The ECS in the SCOR EC will help reaching out to the broader early-career community and get it involved into SCOR activities. More information about the position and application instructions can be found here. Deadline for submission of applications is 17 July 2020.
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PYRN General Assembly on June 23

indexPYRN would like to take the opportunity to inform you about the work of PYRN over the last 2 years and introduce you to the new ExCom and Council that will take over the leadership of PYRN after the general assembly concludes. If you would like to get to know PYRN better, would like to learn what we have been doing or how you can get more involved, join us! There will be plenty opportunity to ask questions and learn about different opportunities. The PYRN general assembly will take place June 23rd, 6pm GMT (duration 30-45 minutes). If you would like to join this virtual assembly, please sign up here.
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